Category Archives: Photo journal

Sharing . . . A Few Recent Projects


Sooo, today you will get a double whammy.  Since I haven’t been a-blogging in a good long while, I’ll just post some pics of recently (or not-so-recently as the case may be…) finished projects I am most happy with. In … Continue reading

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Finished Project: the Mirth Cardi, from Interweave Crochet


Firstly, let me share the original blog post where I had started this beautiful project.  You will find all the information needed to make one yourself! I used some 100% mercerized, combed cotton thread I had stashed away waiting for the … Continue reading

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Starting the Mirth Cardi. Crochet project. From Interweave Crochet; Summer 2014


I have been searching for one of these circular type patterns for the longest time.  I am going to give this one a shot.  It really is beautiful.  The pattern says it is an Intermediate level.  (3 of 4).  It … Continue reading

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In Loving Memory…


I just want to share a few of my favorite pics.  In loving memory of my husband of 36 years.  He passed away one year ago today… And, some random pics, in no particular order . . . And one … Continue reading

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Feeling Grateful . . . For Family, Friends, and A Little ‘Mindless Knitting’


Hey all!  Seems I have been rather . . . absent as of late.  I am trying to get over that.  It’s been so long I don’t know where to start! I think first of all I will start by … Continue reading

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Photo Journal of the Game, In Loving Memory . . .


I thought it high time I did some sharing today.  Hoping for a little closure. One month ago today my Husband of 36 years passed away, quietly, at home surrounded by family and a few close friends. His illness progressed … Continue reading

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Bamboo Blend Yarn + New Square Circular Knitting Needles + Easy Leaves Scarf = ♥


This yarn has been giving me a bit of a challenge.  It is a beautiful bamboo blend, which I have been drooling over since I got it. So, somehow this project just put itself together today.  After trying several different things … Continue reading

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Crochet Wine Tote Prototype, Green Organic Cotton Yarn


Just trying this new pattern on for size.  It still needs some tweeking.  Maybe a different yarn.  This is a really nice open ‘V-Shell’ pattern, I think . . . It’s not ‘just right’ yet, although I do really like … Continue reading

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GMa Ellen’s Flickr Photostream


macklem440’s Photostream. Interested in taking a look at my Flickr photos???

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New Crochet Basket, Using “Navajo Knitting”. ♥ Cotton Yarn ♥


As promised, I said I would share my adventures with “Navajo Knitting”/Crochet.  As soon as I watched the video, I went straight to my overabundant cotton stash and found this beautiful Rose color.  I must have had about 2 lbs, … Continue reading

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